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|Name = Christopher Friend
 
|Name = Christopher Friend
 
|Profile picture = Christopher Friend.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Christopher Friend.jpg
|Position = New York State Assembly District 137
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|Position = New York State Assembly District 124
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure = 2011 - Present
 
|Tenure = 2011 - Present
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 7, 2013]]
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
|Assumed office = 2011
 
|Assumed office = 2011
|Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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|Political party = Republican
 
|Leadership =
 
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|Base salary = $79,500/year
 
|Base salary = $79,500/year
|Per diem = $61/half day and $171/full day
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|Per diem = $171/full day; $61/half day
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
|Last election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Last election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
|Appointed =
 
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|Appointed by =
 
|First elected = 2010
 
|First elected = 2010
 
|Term limits =
 
|Term limits =
|Next election = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Next election = November 4, 2014
|Prior office =
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|Prior office =New York State Assembly District 137
|Prior office years =
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|Prior office years =2011-2013
 
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|Profession = Chemist
 
|Profession = Chemist
 
|Religion =
 
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|Office website = http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=137
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|Office website = http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Christopher-S-Friend
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Christopher S. Friend''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]], representing District 124.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.
{{tnr}}'''Christopher Friend''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[New York State Assembly]].  He has represented District 137 since 2011.
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Though trained as a chemist, Friend has been involved with local government for the Town of Big Flats and elected to the Chemung County Legislature before running for assembly.
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He previously represented District 137 in the Assembly from 2011 to 2013.  Friend has been involved with local government for the Town of Big Flats and elected to the Chemung County Legislature.
  
He holds a B.S. in Chemistry from the University of New Hampshire as well as a master's degree and a Ph.D. in Chemistry from SUNY Buffalo. He and his wife Renee have four children, Brianna, Joshua, Ashley, and Elijah.
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==Biography==
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Friend earned his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of New Hampshire and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from State University of New York at Buffalo.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/91465/chris-friend#.Ud79TVPk_t4 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Friend]</ref>
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Friend served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = New York
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|year = 2013
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Aging
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|Committee2 = Children and Families
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|Committee3 = Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
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|Committee4 = Housing
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|Committee5 = Local Governments
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Friend has been appointed to the following committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Friend served on the following committees:
* [[Children and Families Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Energy Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Health Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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* [[Housing Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|State = New York
* [[Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development Committee, New York State Assembly]]
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = State Assembly
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|Committee1 = Children and Families
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|Committee2 = Energy
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|Committee3 = Health
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|Committee4 = Housing
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|Committee5 = Tourism, Parks, Arts and Sports Development
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012]]''
  
Friend is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 124. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He is also running on the [[Conservative Party]] and [[Independence Party of New York State]] tickets. No candidates filed to run in the Democratic primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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Friend ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012|New York State Assembly]] District 124. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the [[Conservative Party]] and [[Independence Party of New York State]] tickets. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled ''State of New York, State Board of Elections'', Candidate Petition List, retrieved August 15, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://abclocal.go.com/wabc/elections/local/results?g=nyAssembly&state=NY ''ABC News,'' "New York unofficial 2012 primary election results," accessed September 13, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber = New York State Assembly, District 124, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|winner1 = Christopher Friend
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|Inc1 = Y
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|votes1 = 37789
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===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name = Christopher Friend
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|Full name = Christopher Friend
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|year = 2010
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|Editdate = September 25, 2013
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|link =<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=147325 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Friend, Christopher" Accessed September 25, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 19075
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2012| New York State Assembly, District 124]]
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|totalraised2010 = 82558
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010| New York State Assembly, District 137]]
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Christopher Friend
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=153523
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|office= New York State Assembly
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 19075
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|org1 = Friend, Christopher S
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|org2 = Seneca Nation of Indians
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|org3 = Potter, John P
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|org4 = Friend, Charles R
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|org5 = Friends of Tom Omara
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|orgamount1 = 11800
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|orgamount2 = 1500
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|orgamount3 = 600
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
 
===2010===
 
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Friend and his wife Renee have four children.
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Friend and his wife, Renee, have four children.
  
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "'''Christopher + Friend + New + York + Assembly'''"
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/?ad=137 House website]
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*[http://assembly.state.ny.us/mem/Christopher-S-Friend House website]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=91465 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=91465 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=91465 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=91465 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132048 2010]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=153523 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132048 2010]
  
 
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Revision as of 08:19, 26 March 2014

Christopher Friend
Christopher Friend.jpg
New York State Assembly District 124
Incumbent
In office
2011 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$79,500/year
Per diem$171/full day; $61/half day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
New York State Assembly District 137
2011-2013
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of New Hampshire
Master'sState University of New York at Buffalo
Ph.D.State University of New York at Buffalo
Personal
ProfessionChemist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Christopher S. Friend is a Republican member of the New York State Assembly, representing District 124. He was first elected to the chamber in 2011.

He previously represented District 137 in the Assembly from 2011 to 2013. Friend has been involved with local government for the Town of Big Flats and elected to the Chemung County Legislature.

Biography

Friend earned his B.S. in Chemistry from the University of New Hampshire and his M.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from State University of New York at Buffalo.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Friend served on the following committees:

New York Committee Assignments, 2013
Aging
Children and Families
Corporations, Authorities and Commissions
Housing
Local Governments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Friend served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2012

Friend ran in the 2012 election for New York State Assembly District 124. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on September 13, 2012. He also ran on the Conservative Party and Independence Party of New York State tickets. He was unchallenged in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

New York State Assembly, District 124, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngChristopher Friend Incumbent 100% 37,789
Total Votes 37,789

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Friend defeated Paul Marcellus in the September 14 Republican primary. Friend defeated James Hare (D) and Paul Marcellus (Conservative) in the general election on November 2.

New York State Assembly, District 137 2010
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Christopher Friend (R) 21,248
James Hare (D) 10,844
Paul Marcellus (C) 1,677

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Christopher Friend is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Christopher Friend raised a total of $101,633 during that time period. This information was last updated on September 25, 2013.[4]

Christopher Friend's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 New York State Assembly, District 124 Won $19,075
2010 New York State Assembly, District 137 Won $82,558
Grand Total Raised $101,633

2012

Christopher Friend won re-election to the New York State Assembly in 2012. During that election cycle, Christopher Friend raised a total of $19,075.
New York State Assembly 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Christopher Friend's campaign in 2012
Friend, Christopher S$11,800
Seneca Nation of Indians$1,500
Potter, John P$600
Friend, Charles R$500
Friends of Tom Omara$500
Total Raised in 2012$19,075
Source:Follow the Money

2010

In 2010, Friend raised a total of $82,558 in campaign contributions.[5]

His three largest campaign contributors in 2010 were:

Donor Amount
Friend, Christopher S $37,216
Republican Assembly Campaign Cmte of New York $15,000
Friends for Winner $3,000

Personal

Friend and his wife, Renee, have four children.

Recent news

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Political offices
Preceded by
William Barclay (R)
New York Assembly District 124
2013-present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
Thomas O'Mara (R)
New York Assembly District 137
2011-2013
Succeeded by
David Gantt (D)